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Free women's health clinic opens doors in Campbelltown - Wollondilly Advertiser

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Wollondilly Advertiser

Free women's health clinic opens doors in Campbelltown
Wollondilly Advertiser
Women – particularly those who may be victims of domestic violence – can now access a range of medical services from free. Run by the Benevolent Society and Family Planning NSW, the Women's Health Clinic, which opened this week, offers a range of ...

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Ramsay shares dive as it slashes earnings guidance - The Sydney Morning Herald

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Ramsay shares dive as it slashes earnings guidance
The Sydney Morning Herald
Ramsay Health Care has slashed its earnings guidance, blaming a tougher operating environment for its Australian and UK hospitals. The company, which earned $8.7 billion in revenue in 2017, on Thursday advised the market that its core earnings per ...
Ramsay Health Care shares slide as CEO warns of 'surprising' drop in birthsThe Australian

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The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up? - ABC News

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ABC News

The Magic Pill: How do the health claims in Pete Evans' paleo diet doco stack up?
ABC News
But Amanda Lee, a nutrition and public health expert from The Sax Institute, says it is "nonsense" to suggest traditional diets were low in carbohydrates. She says there is a mismatch between "the rhetoric of a restrictive paleo diet" and "what people ...

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Should healthy people take probiotic supplements? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Should healthy people take probiotic supplements?
The Sydney Morning Herald
Evidence supporting the health benefits of probiotics in healthy adults is very limited. Probiotic supplements are most likely to be consumed by the general (and otherwise healthy) population, despite this group receiving relatively little documented ...

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Foretelling the digital health future: Patents hold clues to Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans - Healthcare IT News

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:13

Healthcare IT News

Foretelling the digital health future: Patents hold clues to Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans
Healthcare IT News
Many eyes are watching the likes of Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech stalwarts for signals about their healthcare intentions. While some moves are already out in the open, such as Apple Health Records and Amazon Web Services expressing ...

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Mental health workers receive funding for vital services - The Inverell Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 02:54

The Inverell Times

Mental health workers receive funding for vital services
The Inverell Times
NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall says residents across the region will share in a record NSW Government spend on mental health in yesterday's 2018-19 State Budget, promising more mental health workers, strengthened community care and ...

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NSW's record-breaking “people's budget” injects $25 billion into high-tech health system and new Liverpool health ... - Healthcare IT News

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:35

Healthcare IT News

NSW's record-breaking “people's budget” injects $25 billion into high-tech health system and new Liverpool health ...
Healthcare IT News
The NSW Government has announced a $2.3 billion budget boost for world-class hospitals and health services in the state in 2018-19, with a new Liverpool health precinct and a $25 billion total health budget taking NSW towards the 2019 election.

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What is timut pepper and does it live up to its health claims? - SBS

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 21:59

SBS

What is timut pepper and does it live up to its health claims?
SBS
“But I don't think any one spice can solve our health condition. They won't do all of that on their own and they won't achieve that in the quantity we tend to cook and consume them. We shouldn't rely on them as individual problem solvers to our health ...

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My Health Record replatforming talks begin - iTnews

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:58

iTnews

My Health Record replatforming talks begin
iTnews
The Australian Digital Health Agency has begun talks to replatform the My Health Record system ahead of the 2020 expiry of its multi-million deal with national infrastructure provider Accenture. Accenture has held the deal for the design, build and ...

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Obesity country's downside in Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's two-yearly report card - PerthNow

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 18:01

PerthNow

Obesity country's downside in Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's two-yearly report card
PerthNow
AUSTRALIANS are living longer, less likely to smoke or over-indulge in alcohol, and more likely to vaccinate their children, figures show. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's two-yearly report card on the health of more than 25 million ...

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The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid - The Conversation US

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:05

The Conversation US

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid
The Conversation US
But as an environmental health and climate researcher, I'm intrigued by how this gust of offshore wind power may improve public health. Replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar energy, research shows, can reduce risks of asthma, hospitalizations and ...

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The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid - The Conversation US

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:05

The Conversation US

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid
The Conversation US
But as an environmental health and climate researcher, I'm intrigued by how this gust of offshore wind power may improve public health. Replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar energy, research shows, can reduce risks of asthma, hospitalizations and ...

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More mental health care alone will not stop gun violence - The Conversation US

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:26

The Conversation US

More mental health care alone will not stop gun violence
The Conversation US
In a forthcoming paper from Policy Studies Journal, we report on our study of stricter gun control laws versus greater access to mental health services. We examined the relative effectiveness of each policy approach on the number of gun-related deaths ...
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More mental health care alone will not stop gun violence - The Conversation US

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:26

The Conversation US

More mental health care alone will not stop gun violence
The Conversation US
In a forthcoming paper from Policy Studies Journal, we report on our study of stricter gun control laws versus greater access to mental health services. We examined the relative effectiveness of each policy approach on the number of gun-related deaths ...
Death Toll Is at 17 and Could Rise in Florida School ShootingNew York Times
Trump Calls For Mental Health Action After Shooting; His Budget Would Cut ProgramsNPR
The Gun Debate - Hardcover - Philip J. Cook; Kristin A. Goss - Oxford University PressOxford University Press
Wiley Online Library -CNN
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Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagree - The Conversation AU

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 07:10

The Conversation AU

Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagree
The Conversation AU
Could your child be addicted to playing video games? Maybe. If you're a parent looking for tips on moderating your child's gaming habits, read on. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, for the first time, recognised “gaming disorder” – compulsive ...
Compulsive video-game playing classified as mental health conditionThe Sydney Morning Herald
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Jail urged for Archbishop Philip Wilson despite poor health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 06:28

The Sydney Morning Herald

Jail urged for Archbishop Philip Wilson despite poor health
The Sydney Morning Herald
But Mr Stone is being asked to weigh the prosecution's submissions against the subjective material provided by defence barrister, Ian Temby, QC, who said Archbishop Wilson's medical and mental health conditions and the likelihood of him being ...
Jail term urged for Archbishop Wilson despite ill healthInDaily

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Funding to support the rural health workforce - Great Lakes Advocate

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 04:23

Great Lakes Advocate

Funding to support the rural health workforce
Great Lakes Advocate
The new program provides funding for rural general practitioners (GPs), nurses, midwives, dentists, allied health professionals and Aboriginal Health Workers working primarily in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services as well as the private ...

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Why being left-handed matters for mental health treatment - Science Daily

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:33

Why being left-handed matters for mental health treatment
Science Daily
Strong lefties should get the opposite treatment, and people in the middle shouldn't get the treatment at all." However, Casasanto cautions that this research studied only healthy participants and more work is needed to extend these findings to a ...

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